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Flag for Kiribati May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

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Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 1:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 10:47 PM

Maximum: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:18 AM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 3:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes


May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Kiritimati. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:44 PM May 261:18 AM May 272:52 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, May 27, 2021

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 10:47:39 PM135°Southeast57.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 11:44:58 PM158°South-southeast65.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 27 at 1:11:26 AM205°South-southwest64.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 27 at 1:18:42 AM209°South-southwest63.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:25:54 AM212°South-southwest62.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 2:52:23 AM235°Southwest47.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 3:49:44 AM242°West-southwest35.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility from KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarTotal
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 9SolarPartial
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Jul 19LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
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